Could Have Been Kindergarten
Today my daughter was supposed to start Kindergarten. In the effort to stay positive during this teacher/BC Gov labour dispute, we created a fun project together.
Nature Walk In The Rain
We started the day collecting colourful leaves. Of course, there were many “puddle breaks” along the way.
Beautiful Brown Snail
This was the best wildlife picture from our nature walk. We also counted eleven slugs and one pile of bear poop.
Drawing Seven Leaves
I asked Jade to draw seven leaves across the paper. This would be a guide to help us sort our colourful leaves.
Counting The Seven Leaves
Jade is double checking the amount of leaves she has drawn.
Colouring the Seven Leaves
Finalizing the map that will help us sort our leaves.
Jade’s Final Drawing
This map will help us count and organize the leaves based on colour. As one can see, Jade is still learning to write her numbers.
Matching A Map Out
Jade has sorted where the colours will be placed.
Sorting All The Leaves
Jade is sorting all the leaves she collected from our nature walk.
Stacking All The Leaves
At the end of the day, I added the leaves I collected from our walk together. All the leaves are stacked and ready for the next stage of our project.
In British Columbia, there are amazing First Nation’s Totem Poles.
Jade loves looking at the figures and imagining their connections.
I created an Emily Carr inspired image for Jade (above).
The Anthropology Museum in Vancouver hosts many amazing artworks (below).
A coloured masking tape activity with Jade at StrongStart.
Detail from our drawing.
The view from our window.
Summer is almost over so we had to enjoy one last day at the beach.
Making sandy circles with Jade at Barnet Marine Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.
A jelly fish floated along the beach shore.
A sunbathing seal enjoyed the afternoon with us too.
My wife roasting some marshmallows for Jade.
Jade’s first S’more experience .. An new level of tasty fun!!!
Magnificent view from our campsite @ Golden Ears Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada.